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Mercury and Argus
(c. 1635-1640)

oil on wood panel
49.3 × 64.5 cm
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr James Fairfax AO, Honorary Life Benefactor, 1996
Gallery location
17th Century & Flemish Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Baron Descamps, Brussels; private collection, Brussels; included in Sotheby's sale, London, 6 December, 1989, no. 52 as ex collection Baron Descamps; bought by Colnaghi (dealer), London, 1991; from whom purchased by James Fairfax, Sydney, 1991; collection of James Fairfax, Sydney, 1991–96; by whom presented to the NGV, through The Art Foundation of Victoria, 1996.